School Fees

2016/2017 Fee Schedule
Kindergarten 2 to Year 13
(All fees quoted below are in RMB Yuan currency)

Application Fee
A non-refundable application fee of 2,000 applies to all new students seeking admission to YCIS.

Placement Deposit
The Placement Deposit is a one-time, refundable, non-interest bearing security deposit required to be paid to the School, and shall be held by the School for the duration of the student’s enrollment. The School has a first right to settle any outstanding fees or amounts owing to the School, either during the student’s attendance at the School, or after the student’s departure from the School, using the Placement Deposit.

The Placement Deposit, after deductions for any amounts owing to the School and in accordance with the School’s Enrollment and Departure Refund Policies and Procedures, will be returned to parents within 45 days after all departure procedures have been completed.

Year LevelPlacement Deposit Amount
K2 – Year 13 20,000

Payment of the Placement Deposit will not, in and of itself, guarantee a school placement; all other admission and school requirements must be met. If a current student is anticipated to pay a different amount of Placement Deposit in the following academic year, the parent/guardian is expected to replenish the Placement Deposit no later than June 15, 2016. The School will refund any surplus amount owing to the parent/guardian.

Tuition Fees

Year LevelSemester 1
(August 2016 – December 2016)
Semester 2
(January 2017 – June 2017)
Annual Amount
Kindergarten - K2 (Half Day) 34,400 51,600 86,000
Kindergarten – K2 (Full Day) 56,800 85,200 142,000
Kindergarten – K3 70,400 105,600 176,000
Kindergarten – K4 73,600 110,400 184,000
Lower Primary – Year 1 to Year 2 90,000 135,000 225,000
Lower Primary – Year 3 90,800 136,200 227,000
Upper Primary – Year 4 to Year 6 93,200 139,800 233,000
Lower Secondary – Year 7 to Year 9 101,600 152,400 254,000
Upper Secondary IGCSE – Year 10 to Year 11 107,200 160,800 268,000
Upper Secondary IB – Year 12 to Year 13 110,000 165,000 275,000


  • Semester 1 or annual Tuition Fees must be paid no later than June 15, 2016.
  • Semester 2 Tuition Fees must be paid no later than November 15, 2016.
  • For mid-year applications, the Tuition Fees will be calculated on a monthly pro-rata basis, calculated based on a 10-month period and inclusive of the month in which the student plans to start attending school. 

Early Bird Discount
Parents/guardians may enjoy a five percent (5%) discount on annual Tuition Fees only (excluding any additional school fees), when making payment of the full annual Tuition Fees no later than April 15, 2016. (The date of receipt is determined by the date our bank acknowledges the receipt of funds. We advise that you allow for several lead days in order to avoid missing the deadline.)

Annual Payment Discount
Parents/guardians may also enjoy a three percent (3%) discount on annual Tuition Fees only (excluding any additional school fees), when making payment of the full annual tuition after April 15, 2016 but no later than June 15, 2016. (The date of receipt is determined by the date our bank acknowledges the receipt of funds. We advise you to allow for several lead days in order to avoid missing the deadline)

Sibling Discount (On Tuition Fees only. Discounts shall be applied to siblings in lower year levels.)

SiblingDiscount Rate
Second Child 15%
Third Child or more 25%

School Bus Fees (Using the school bus is OPTIONAL. The detailed list of routes with fees can be obtained upon request.)

Bus Routes (one-way distance)Semester 1Semester 2Annual Amount
< 15 km 5,000 7,500 12,500
>= 15 km 5,800 8,700 14,500

School Lunch Fees
The School co-ordinates with an outside catering service company to provide lunches for students who do not bring a packed lunch to school. Charges will be processed under a separate payment method between parent/guardian and the catering company.

School Uniform
The School provides one complimentary set of uniforms each year. Uniform collection may be arranged after the receipt of any/all Tuition Fees have been confirmed by the School.

Settlement of Payment
Any payments received by the School will be applied firstly towards the Placement Deposit, if not yet settled. Any outstanding payments must be settled according to the School Fee Schedule.

Late Payment Charge
A late payment charge of two percent (2%) per month, compounded monthly, will be charged on all school fees that are overdue.

Method of Payment

1) Bank Remittance
Payment can be made by bank transfer payable to the School’s US Dollar (USD) or Chinese Renminbi (RMB) bank accounts. Please refer to the below information for details. When making any payments to the School, please ensure that you note your school issued invoice number and/or student reference number on the transfer. 

Bank Account Information

Payment in RMB
Account Name: 北京耀中国际学校
Account Number: 71103-1-01-826-000038-11
Bank & Branch Name: Citic Bank Fuhua Mansion Branch
Address: Block E, Fuhua Mansion, No.8 Chaoyangmen North Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Payment in USD
Account Number: 345456005011
Bank & Branch Name: Bank of China Beijing Branch
Address: No.2 Chaoyangmennei Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing

Note: Conversion from USD & other currencies to RMB is based on the market exchange rate at the time of actual receipt of payment.

2) Cash payments (RMB only)
Cash payment is accepted at the Cashier at Accounts Division. However, the School does NOT recommend paying tuition fees in cash for safety reasons.

3) Credit Card/Debit Card Payments
Credit/Debit card payments made in person is an accepted method of payment. Additional bank service charges will be added onto the payment made. 

Please Note: The School can unfortunately not accept payment by Personal Cheques.

Should you require further assistance, please contact the Accounts Division at Tel: (86 10) 8585 1858 or Email: Our office hours are from 08:00 – 16:30, Monday to Friday.  

Please refer to the Departure and Refund Policies and Procedures document.

In case of inconsistencies between the English and Chinese versions of this document, the English version shall prevail.

Updated March 15, 2016

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